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Operator Valley Metro Rail
System Type Light Rail
Year Opened 2008
# of Lines 1
# of Cars
Mileage 20.3 miles
Gauge Std
Stations 24
Power Overhead
Fare Media Tickets
Website Valley Metro
Data Date 2003
1st Visit 1/2006
Last Visit 4/2011
% Rode 100%

US Transit > Central > Phoenix
Light Rail


The system starts north of downtown PHX, then runs down Central Ave to downtown. From there it heads east skirt the edge of the airport before landing in Tempe by ASU. The line then continues down Apache Blvd ending on the western edge of Mesa. Further extensions east to downtown Mesa and north to possibly Glendale are planned.

Station by Station Guide (146 photos)

Major Stations:


Van Buren/Central Station
44th Street/Airport
Tempe Town Lake Bridge
Mill Ave Tempe

Sycamore/Main- Mesa
Shops & Yards

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